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RFC20-BB Pentek Replacement Filter Cartridge

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PENTEK-RFC20-BB
Price $94.99 List Price Price $135.99 Save 30%
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Fits most Big Blue housings that accept 20-inch x 4.5-inch water filter cartridges
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  • 1Filter$94.99 
  • 6Filters Price $85.49 each
  • Highly effective for chlorine taste and odor reduction
  • Granular Activated Carbon in a Radial Flow Design
  • Limits small black specks (carbon fines) in your water better than most GAC water filters, due to the radial flow design
  • Great for high flow rate applications
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  • Highly effective for chlorine taste and odor reduction
  • Granular Activated Carbon in a Radial Flow Design
  • Limits small black specks (carbon fines) in your water better than most GAC water filters, due to the radial flow design
  • Great for high flow rate applications
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The Pentek RFC-20BB water filter cartridge is a Big Blue filter that reduces chlorine taste and odor. The whole house RFC-20BB is a very popular choice, due to its outstanding flow rate. The lifespan of this filter depends on water quality, but it is rated for up to 100,000 gallons of chlorine removal at 4 gallons per minute. The RFC-20BB is a great way to provide cleaner, better-tasting water to your entire house with this filter. Enjoy minimal maintenance with only 2-3 filter changes each year.
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Used In BrandsAmetek, Culligan, Pentek, US Filter
Manufacturer's IdRFC20-BB
UPC051678247433
Advertised Size (in)20 x 4-1/2
Actual Size (in)20 inches (Length) x 4-1/2 inches (Outside Diameter)
Actual Size (cm)50.8 x 11.43
Outside Diameter (inches)4.5
Mediaporous polyethylene
Primary Filter MediaGranular Activated Carbon
Materials of ConstructionInner Wraps/Core: Polypropylene, End Caps: Polypropylene, Gasket: Buna-N, Outer Shell: Polyethylene
Filter Life (gallons)100,000
Filter Life (liters)378,541.18
Filter Life (months)6 months
Micron Rating (Nominal)25
Operating Temperature (°F)40 - 125
Operating Temperature (°C)4.4 - 51.7
Flow Rate (gpm)4
Flow Rate (lpm)15.142
Country of ManufactureChina
CertificationsNSF/ANSI Standard 42
IncludesOne 25 Micron RFC20-BB Prentek Carbon Filter Cartridge
Primary Filter MediaGranular Activated Carbon

Reduced Contaminants

The PENTEK-RFC20-BB reduces the following contaminants:

  • Chlorine Taste & Odor
  • Sand
  • Sediment
  • Silt

The PENTEK-RFC20-BB is comparable with the following part numbers

155247 175792
155247-43 56027-01
AP817 RFC20-BB
RFC-20BB

User Guide

Instructions

  1. Turn off water supply. Press red pressure-relief button (if present).
  2. Unscrew housing. Remove large o-ring, wipe clean and set aside.
  3. Discard used filter cartridge. Wash housing with dish soap and warm water using a nonabrasive sponge or cloth. Rinse thoroughly.
  4. Fill 1/3 with water. Add about 1 tablespoon of bleach and scrub to disinfect. Rinse thoroughly.
  5. Lubricate o-ring with clean silicone grease. Change o-ring if any damage cuts or degradation are present. Insert o-ring in groove.
  6. NOTE: This step is important to ensure a proper housing seal. Make certain the o-ring is seated level in the groove.
  7. Insert new filter cartridge.
  8. Screw housing onto the cap and hand-tighten. Do not over tighten. Make sure cap standpipe slips into cartridge.
  9. Turn on water supply. Press pressure-relief button (if present). Check for leaks before leaving installation.